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EU Trademark Registration.

Sep 6, 2021
Introduction. Trademarks are a symbol of the identity of your business. The original names, phrases, symbols, logos, and designs that you create for your business help to identify your products...

Registering a trademark in Cyprus.

Sep 1, 2021
Introduction Trademarks are a symbol of the identity of your business. The original names, phrases, symbols, logos, and designs that you create for your business help to identify your products...

Directive for the Beneficial Ownership Register of Express Trusts and Similar Legal Arrangements

Aug 31, 2021
Legal Update: 23/06/2021   The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySec”), being the competent independent authority for maintaining and operating the Trusts UBO Registry as required by the transposition of...

The Trusts UBO Registry.

Jun 30, 2021
The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySec”), issued the Directive that regulates the operation of the  Trusts UBO Registry. The Directive was published on 18/06/2021. A concise summary of the...

The end of anonymity. Cyprus transposes into Law the Fifth Anti-money laundering Directive. (Directive 2018/843)

Mar 16, 2021
Introduction The Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) came into effect on the 10th January 2020 and serves to address new issues that have been exposed since the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering...

UK nationals living in Cyprus. Residence rights after Brexit

Jan 22, 2021
The Withdrawal Agreement The EU has reached an agreement with the UK on citizens’ rights, ahead of the UK leaving on the 29/03/2019. The implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement, which...

Reminder about obligation to pay annual government levy for 2020.

Nov 30, 2020
This is a reminder to our clients that they need to pay the annual levy 2020 for their company up to 31 December 2020. Normally the annual levy is payable...

Sir Geoffrey Vos on Technology and the Law.

Nov 3, 2020
Does it make a difference to a judge when listening to oral argument live vis-à-vis via Zoom? Is the live legal submission by a lawyer more convincing to a judge?...

UK nationals living in Cyprus. What happens to your residence rights after Brexit?

Aug 31, 2020
This article is one of a number of articles we published on Brexit. For more on the matter click here.   The Withdrawal Agreement The EU has reached an agreement...

Registration of Yachts and other pleasure vessels in Cyprus.

Aug 25, 2020
Introduction. Cyprus’ geographic location is possibly one of the most strategically important locations in the world, as it lies at the gateway of Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East....